September-October 2011 Sojourners Magazine (Downloadable PDF)
Peace Be Upon Them
A small act of kindness leads to real friendship between members of a Tennesee church and their Muslim neighbors.
By Bob Smietana
Across the Great Divide
A Christian missionary meets a jihadist.
By Aaron D. Taylor
A Convert to Peace
Jim Wallis interviews Republican Rep. Walter B. Jones on why he changed his mind about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
SPECIAL FOCUS ON SEMINARIES
What I learned in seminary about God's call to social justice.
By Avedis Abovian, Nikia Smith Robert, Joshua Daly, Melanie Weldon-Soiset, Duke Kwon, LisaYebuah, Kathryn Anderson, and Naomi Brown
Why Seminary Matters
Good presidents and adminstrators influence not just schools, but the broader church.
By Barbara Wheeler
Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang on Christianity
Reviews: The Dream is Freedom; The Tree of Life
Eyes & Ears: The Vision of E Street
By Danny Duncan Collum
You Can Still Live
By Gareth Higgins
ICE Follies: Silent raids that drive workers into the underground economy are worse than useless.
By Gebe Martinez
ROTC on campus
Studying War More? ROTC is back on campuses-but military thinking still conflicts with the life of the mind.
By Claire Lorentzen
Messing with Medicare
Irrational Discourse: Will we control high U.S. health care costs, or just shift them to seniors?
By Richard Kirsch
Hearts and Minds: 9/11 What have we learned?
By Jim Wallis
Deep Economy: Drawing a Line in the (Tar) Sand
By BIll McKibben
H'rumphs: Does That Emphysema Come in Menthol?
By Ed Spivey Jr.
| Bought Government? | Outside the Circle? | Waging Peace |
Poetry: Giving Voice (for Daniel Berrigan on his ninetheth birthday)
By Bill Wylie Kellerman
Living the Word: Heaven's Back Door
By Richard Schiffman